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" Is this the region, this the soil, the clime," Said then the lost Archangel, " this the seat That we must change for Heaven? — this mournful gloom For that celestial light ? Be... "
History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun - Page 453
by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
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Lectures on the English Poets

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1849 - 255 pages
...the same decided superiority of character. To give only one instance, almost the first speech he " Is this the region, this the soil, the clime, Said...Heaven ; this mournful gloom For that celestial light t Be it so, since he Who now is sov'rain can dispose and bid What shall be right : farthest from him...
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Stammering, and other impediments of speech

Alexander Bell (professor of elocution.) - 1849
...the fables, name of monstrous size. How all his malice serv'd, but to bring forth Infinite goodness. Is this, the region, this, the soil, the clime, (Said...for heaven? this mournful gloom For that celestial fight? Nathless he so endur'd, 'till on the beach Of that inflamed sea he stood, and call'd His legions,...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1835 - 304 pages
...which are high and soft, to those which are deep and strong, on the words, " Hail, horrors," &c. () Is this the region, this the soil, the clime, Said...archangel, this the seat, That we must change for heaven t This mournful gloom II For that celestial light 1 Farewell, happy fields, Where joy forever dwells....
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The Book of Liberals ... By Gabriel Goodfellow

Gabriel GOODFELLOW (pseud.) - 1849 - 271 pages
...his auditors, he drew this picture of his own sentiments : "Be it so, since he Who now is Sovereign can dispose and bid What shall be right: farthest from him is best Whom REASON hath equalled, FORCE hath made supreme Above his EQUALS. Farewell, happy fields, Where joy for ever...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts

John Milton - 1849 - 582 pages
...Stygian flood As Gods, and by their own recovcr'd strength, 240 Not by the sufferance of supernal Power. /Is this the region, this the soil, the clime, Said then the lost Archangel, this tho seat That we must change for Heaven ; 1 this mournful gloom For that celestial light ? Be it so'!...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1849 - 283 pages
...Is this the region, this the soil, the clime," paid then the lost archangel, " this the seat, T hat we must change for heaven ? this mournful gloom For that celestial light ? be it so ! since'he 245 Who now is sovereign* can dispose, and bid What shall be right: farthest from him is...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1850 - 294 pages
...Stygian flood As Gods, and by their own rccovcr'd strength, 240 Not by the sufferance of supernal Power. Is this the region, this the soil, the clime, Said...seat That we must change for Heaven ; this mournful glotrat For that celestial light ? Be it so ! since he, 346 Who row is Sov'reign, can dispose and bid...
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...flood, >>"As gods, and by their own recover'd strength, Not by the sufferance of supernal Power. " Is this the region ? this the soil ? the clime, (Said...this the seat That we must change for Heaven ? this mournfuU For that celestial light 1 Be it so, since he, fglooirj Who now is Sovereign, can dispose...
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Milton's Paradise Lost: With Copius Notes, Explanatory and Critical, Partly ...

John Milton, James Prendeville - 1850 - 382 pages
...Stygian flood, As Gods, and by their own recover'd strength, Not by the suff ranee of supernal pow'r. " Is this the region, this the soil, the clime," —...archangel, — " this the seat " That we must change for Heav'n? — this mournful gloom, " For that celestial light ? Be it so, since He, " Who now is Sov'reign,6...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 pages
...Stygian flood As gods, and by their own recovered strength, Not by the suCeranee of supernal Power. Is this the region, this the soil, the clime, —...seat That we must change for Heaven ; this mournful gloonj For that celestial light ? Be it so ! since he, Who now is sovereign, can dispose and bid What...
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